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Anderson, Betty



  • Existence: 1908-1966


Mrs. Betty Baxter Anderson (1908-1966) was born in Cornell, Iowa and later moved to Iowa City where she graduated from Iowa City High School. Mrs. Anderson graduated of the University of Iowa and also earned a Master of Arts from the University of San Diego College for Women. Mrs. Anderson authored twenty books for teen aged readers including Powder Monkey, Alabama Raiders, and The Secret of the Old Books. Mrs. Anderson lived in La Jolla, California with her husband, Dr. Ernest W. Anderson, and two children, Anthony and Kay, until her death on June 17, 1966.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Betty Anderson Papers

Identifier: MsC0554

Young adult fiction writer, journalist. Contains correspondence, manuscript, newspaper clippings, and obituary.

Dates: 1952